Tag: JOEL EMBIID

Joel Embiid Celebrates The Sixers Getting The No. 1 Seed: ‘Trust The Process, Sam Hinkie Knew’

The Philadelphia 76ers will enter the 2021 NBA playoffs as the 1-seed in the Eastern Conference. Friday night’s 122-97 drubbing of the Orlando Magic solidified Philly’s place atop the East, and while their ultimate goal of winning a championship is by no means achieved, the Sixers’ star player celebrated the accomplishment after the game by […]

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‘I Should Have More Than Four’: LeBron James Offers His Two Cents on the MVP Debate

Photo: Lintao Zhang (Getty Images) Sustained excellence has its perks, but it can also be a bit of a curse. Because when you routinely excel at something, the general populace tends to take it for granted. Advertisement Enter LeBron James, who last I checked, is somehow averaging 25.8 points, eight dimes, and eight assists per […]

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Report: Joel Embiid Avoided Major Damage To His Knee But Is Expected To Miss 2-3 Weeks

The sound you just heard was the entire city of Philadelphia breathing a huge sigh of relief. According to multiple media reports, Joel Embiid, who hyperextended his left knee on Friday night in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 127-101 win over the Washington Wizards, managed to avoid any major structural damage that would potentially put him on […]

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The Sixers Will Have To Play The Bulls Without Embiid And Simmons As They Continue To Quarantine

The Philadelphia 76ers will open the second half of their season with a road back-to-back, facing the Bulls in Chicago on Thursday and the Wizards in Washington on Friday. For the Bulls game, they will be without the services of their two All-Stars, as Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons remain quarantined after they were forced […]

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Daryl Morey Calls Joel Embiid ‘The Most Unstoppable Thing I’ve Ever Seen’

The Philadelphia 76ers are currently enjoying being in the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, a position they’ve earned thanks to a a 24-12 record at the All-Star break. However, their hold on that position is tenuous at best, with a half-game lead on the suddenly loaded Brooklyn Nets and just two games up […]

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Joel Embiid Couldn’t Help But Notice Everyone’s Haircuts Watching The All-Star Game From His Hotel

Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons are in Atlanta, but aren’t at the All-Star Game at State Farm Arena after it was learned that their barber back in Philadelphia tested positive for COVID-19. As such, the two were removed from the game as a result of contact tracing and tonight’s games will be played with 11-man […]

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NBA Star Joel Embiid To Donate $100K To Homeless Shelters In Philadelphia

NewsOne Featured Video NBA star Joel Embiid is on a mission to combat homelessness. According to the Philadelphia 76ers, the Cameroon native has pledged to make a huge donation to homeless shelters in the Philadelphia area. .@JoelEmbiid announced today that he will donate his winnings from Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game to Philadelphia homeless shelters, including Project […]

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Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons Will Miss The NBA All-Star Game Because Of Contact Tracing After A Haircut (UPDATE)

The NBA has already extended one late invite to a player to the NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta due to an injury, but some very late changes may also be in store due to contact tracing. According to reports on Sunday morning, Philadelphia 76ers stars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid may miss the mid-season showcase […]

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Joel Embiid On Myles Turner: ‘Respectfully, That’s A Matchup I’ve Dominated Since I Got To The League’

The Philadelphia 76ers entered Monday evening’s matchup against the Indiana Pacers with the best record in the Eastern Conference. Much of that dominance can be traced to the stellar play of Joel Embiid, with the All-NBA center mounting a serious charge in the NBA MVP race as the All-Star break nears. In this particular game, […]

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Tobias Harris Will ‘Tell My Kids One Day’ He Played With Joel Embiid After His 50-Point Outburst

Joel Embiid’s MVP-caliber season reached its high point on Friday night in a 112-105 win over the Chicago Bulls. With Ben Simmons sidelined due to an illness, the big man went for a career-high 50 points in the win, and just for good measure, he pitched in 17 rebounds, five assists, four blocks, and two […]

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Joel Embiid Set A New Career-High With 50 Points Against The Bulls

Joel Embiid has been playing like a man possessed this season. Following yet another disappointing postseason exit in Orlando, there were plenty of questions surrounding the Sixers and whether the Embiid-Ben Simmons partnership was a viable long-term plan for Philadelphia. Right up until the point James Harden landed in Brooklyn, there were rumors that new […]

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Joel Embiid Thinks ‘If It Was Me’ He’d Be Ejected For LeBron James’ Flagrant Foul

Two of the NBA’s top teams collided on Wednesday night, as the Lakers and Sixers squared off in Philadelphia, with the Sixers sneaking away with a 107-106 win after nearly blowing a 14-point lead in the second half. It took a Tobias Harris jumper with 2.4 seconds remaining to salvage what was shaping up to […]

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Joel Embiid Had The Perfect Response To Marcus Smart’s Accusation That He Flails A Lot

A pair of Eastern Conference powerhouses squared off on Wednesday night in Philadelphia, as the No. 1 Sixers and the No. 3 Celtics each looked to assert their dominance here in the first third of the regular season in what could be a preview of a postseason showdown later this spring. In the end, it […]

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The Sixers Won’t Have Joel Embiid Or Ben Simmons, But Will Play On Saturday After Barely Making The Roster Minimum

The Philadelphia 76ers, in the face of a COVID-19 crisis within the team, will play a basketball game on Saturday afternoon. The team is going to take on the Denver Nuggets in a game that should be exciting under most circumstances, but is going to look awfully different due to roster issues in the City […]

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Bradley Beal’s 60 Point Eruption Wasn’t Enough To Beat Joel Embiid And The 76ers

The Washington Wizards were in Philadelphia on Wednesday night, which was for the best given what transpired during the day in the nation’s capital as the U.S. Capitol building was stormed by pro-Trump terrorists who occupied the building for four-plus hours in an effort to stop the certification of election results. The NBA chose to […]

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Dwight Howard Believes He Can Help Mentor Joel Embiid In Managing His Playful Side

Dwight Howard’s NBA journey has taken a long and circuitous route to get to where we are today, with a few left turns, unexpected pit stops and detours along the way. Still, Howard eventually arrived at his ultimate destination this fall when he brought home his first NBA championship with the Lakers. The fact that […]

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Giannis Antetokounmpo And Joel Embiid Are Coming To ‘FIFA 21’ As VOLTA Groundbreakers

Two of the best big men in the NBA will join the FIFA universe. Milwaukee Bucks standout Giannis Antetokounmpo and Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid, both of whom are known for their love of the beautiful game, will make their way into FIFA 21‘s VOLTA Football game mode in the coming weeks. Both Antetokounmpo and […]

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The Sixers Finally Realized It’s Wise To Maximize The Skillsets Of Joel Embiid And Ben Simmons

The entire idea behind The Process was for the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire stars in any number of ways. They got a pair in the NBA Draft that worked out in Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, and while they were unable to go three-for-three in this endeavor, this was the logic behind trading up to […]

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Joel Embiid On The 2020 Election Result: ‘America Trusted The Process And It Paid Off’

Early in the morning on Nov. 9, 2016, right after it became evident that Donald Trump would shock the world and defeat Hillary Clinton and become President-Elect of the United States of America, Philadelphia Sixers standout Joel Embiid did what he does as well as anyone in the league: got a post off. Embiid said […]

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Joel Embiid Will Unveil His New Under Armour Shoe In An ‘NBA 2K21’ Tournament On Twitch

Joel Embiid is going virtual on Friday night to celebrate the release of his first-ever signature shoe with Under Armour, the UA Embiid One, hosting an NBA 2K21 tournament on Twitch alongside NFL wide receiver Justin Jefferson and celebrity gamer and 2K League champion LosPollosTV. The competition will be streamed on Under Armour’s Twitch channel […]

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Bradley Beal, Trae Young Among Notable Snubs for All-NBA Teams: ‘What’s the Requirements?’

Photo: Patrick Smith (Getty Images) Nobody likes to get snubbed. If you bust your ass working on something, you want acknowledgment for your efforts just like everyone else. Advertisement Jordan Peele became the first African-American to win the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 2017 with Get Out, white people have won white supremacy for […]

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Joel Embiid Loved Watching Jimmy Butler Take Over Against The Bucks

Jimmy Butler put together a masterful performance on Monday evening, leading the Miami Heat to an upset victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 1. While it wasn’t a surprise to see Butler shining on a big stage, the veteran wing finished with 40 points against the NBA’s top defense and, in crunch time, Butler […]

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Donovan Mitchell Drops 57, Luka Doncic Upsets Our Ancestors and Other Takeaways From the 1st Night of the NBA Playoffs

Photo: Streeter Lecka (Getty Images) It only took a global pandemic, a four-month hiatus and a tab of approximately $150 million, but all is right in the world because the NBA Playoffs have officially begun. To the delight of sports fans far and wide, August Madness kicked off on Monday, and here are some takeaways […]

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